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Old 01-22-2013, 12:51 PM   #36
trj
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Originally Posted by trentcdrums View Post
I did find out that the offset of the e39 wheel is like you said, 20. Mine is 40 stock. So if i get the hubcentric adapters, will this work? How can i check for sure??
With ET20 as offset, you are going to have 20mm extra wheel coming out of the fender well.
You might have to run thinner tires and roll the fenders.
Yes the wheels will work with hubcentric adapters.

Those wheels on the second link look good, but do you really want to go through all the trouble of hubcentric adapters, rolling fenders and all?

I would save the money and buy some other wheels thats more of a direct fit.

Most people use about 10mm spacers to get the aggressive look but 20mm is a bit too much.

Imagine your wheels coming out by 20mm from the current position(or measure 20mm from your current wheel) that is if your current wheels are of ET40 offset and see where you will end up. If you think its not going to rub, then go for it. But still you have to buy the hub centric rings and the bolts.
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